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Money in Politics: Rising in Intensity as a 2014 Election Issue

Mike Lux | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

There is more and more evidence that Democrats and progressives are discovering the power of taking on big money in politics as a central issue in their campaign strategies.

The Emerging Populist-Business Coalition

Mike Lux | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Warren Buffett giving his biggest ever contribution in a political race is more important news than you might think. This particular contribution just well could be symbolic of an emerging alliance between progressive populists and some segments of the business community.

Warren Buffett Gives $100,000 To Democratic Candidate

AP | By GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett has contributed $100,000 to the Democratic candidate for governor in the billionaire investor's home state of Ne...

Midwestern Uprising: The New Populists

Mike Lux | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Few people in this era, even the political junkies who pore over the red and blue political maps and know all the swing states, are aware that at one time in American history the rural Midwest was the center of progressive economic revolt.

Bob Kerrey Launches First TV Ads For 2012 Senate Campaign

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Bob Kerrey's campaign for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat launched its first television ads on Tuesday. The first ad, "Welcome Home," addressed Ke...